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Autocorrelation estimates from clipped detection
Author(s): Manuel Perez Cagigal; Pedro M. Prieto
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Paper Abstract

Two methods to obtain the autocorrelation central value from clipped photon-counting data are presented. They are based on the statistical analysis of the total number of counts in one frame. One of the methods requires a smaller number of frames to provide a good statistical accuracy while the other has a wider intensity range of applicability. These are the first techniques that overcome the problem of the autocorrelation central hole due to the clipping in photon-counting detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2198, Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176720
Show Author Affiliations
Manuel Perez Cagigal, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
Pedro M. Prieto, Univ. de Cantabria (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2198:
Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII
David L. Crawford; Eric R. Craine, Editor(s)

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